In the last article of OtGF, we covered the proper techniques for planting bare root fruit and nut trees. If you have not yet, now is the time to prune such trees.
By pruning at the time of planting (or close to it), you will more easily shape it to a desirable structure that will encourage better fruit production and help prevent broken limbs in the future.
There are three basic pruning systems: the open center or vase, modified central leader, and central leader. (http://groworganic.com)
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